Pottery Making Studio in NYC

We are a teaching studio consisting of a community of ceramic artists who are qualified to support and guide the novice, or who stimulate and collaborate with experienced artisans. The Potter's Wheel studio offers six sessions a year. Adult sessions consist of seven three-hour long classes in hand building or wheel throwing classes over a two-month period. Additional workshops over the course of the year will touch on other methods and styles, which include raku, sculpture, and other glazing techniques, to name a few.
Our classes welcome beginners of all ages.
Call us for more information or come in for a tour.
ALL CLASSES MUST BE BOOKED.
You will receive special attention in our introductory classes.
All intro classes must be reserved.

 


 

Upcoming Events

Spring Semester Begins in May. Why Wait?
NOW is the BEST TIME to sign up for that pottery class you've been thinking about. Surprise yourself and discover that talent lying dormant within you!
Classes make a great gift, as well, and we have many options to choose from, including 3-week intro sessions for beginners (where you make a finished pot from beginning to end)!
Call us for class schedule and availability. 718–441–6614​​​​​​​

GIRLS NIGHT OUT!
(Because Every Girl Needs One!)
Gather up your best friends for a casual, fun and creative experience. 
Our professional pottery instructors will guide you on your mud-filled journey as you create great memories & ceramics!
We'll teach you to throw a pot on the potter's wheel AND to hand build with clay. Enjoy exploring this medium and let loose your imagination while sipping wine and savoring some famous local pizza.
At the end of the evening you'll have two works of pottery made by your hands to keep and treasure. 
Cost for the evening (lasting 2.5 hours) is $70, all included. Seating limited to 12. Your finished ceramic pieces will be available for pickup in three weeks.
Saturday, May 6th, 6:00-8:30 PM

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Mothers Day Family Painting Event
May 12, 3 pm to 6 pm
Bring the kids (and the kid in you) for some creative fun and play and paint a lasting bouquet of springtime flowers.
All materials will be provided to make a beautiful assortment to decorate your home with your child's creations, or to give as gifts for special occasions like Mother's Day. 
This event is suitable for all ages 3 and up.
Fees begin at $5.

 

 

 

 

You can make Silver Jewelry with Precious Metal Clay 
Limited spots still available for our June 4 & 11th class. Stay tuned or contact us for updates to our class schedule. 
We'll teach you to create amazing, handcrafted real silver pendants and charms. You'll leave with your finished piece(s) of jewelry ready to wear, or a gift for that special someone. You will learn how to create a finished piece of jewelry. All materials are included. 
Course includes: all tools for use + 10 grams of silver precious metal clay  (enough to make 1–3 pieces of jewelry). Additional clay available for purchase. Jewelry findings will also be available. Space is limited to 6 students in each class.
Introductory Classes – Cost $99
2 part Classes – 
Monday, May 1 & 15 from 2-4 PM- JUST ADDED!
Sunday, May 7 & 21 from 2-4 PM- Sorry, SOLD OUT!
Sunday, June 4 & 11 from 2-4 PM

Don't wait! Classes fill up quickly.
Call to register or to be added to our waiting list. 718–441–6614

NEW! - Silver Clay WORKSHOP!!
Due to popular demand we are adding Silver Clay Workshop time on Wednesday evenings. These sessions are open to 2nd level Precious Metal Clay students who have already completed the first course. 
Maria Rodriguez will to be your guide for this independent creative work time. During this workshop, you will build on the knowledge and experience learned in the first class to create new and unique pieces of silver jewelry. 
Costs:
Workshop time - $5.00/ hour
Firing Fee - $1.00/ gram
PMC3 (Silver Clay) for purchase - from $28 (9 grams) and up. 

2 part workshop dates:
May 10th & 24th 6:30-8:30 PM
June 7th & 21st 6:30-8:30 PM

**Workshop is limited to EIGHT students so please RSVP to info@potterswheelny.com or call the studio to reserve your space

Live Potter's Wheel  Demonstration!
Ever wonder what it's like to throw a pot on a potters wheel?
Ever marvel at watching a potter pull ('grow') a tall pot from a small lump of clay? Well, wonder no more.....

We decided to take our potter's wheel outdoors for a spin!
Come join us for our Open Wheel Demo Days here at the
Potter's Wheel: 120-33 83rd Ave, Kew Gardens, NY 11415

Michael Simollari will show you how it's done on
Memorial Day, Monday May 29th, 12:00-2:00 pm  

Flo Kaczorowski will give it a whirl on
Kids Art in the Park Day, Sunday June 18th,
12:00-2:00 pm

As a bonus, each of the above artist's work will be on sale in our gallery for
20% Off on their respective Wheel Demonstration Days.